Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 4 taxa in the family Elaeagnaceae, Oleaster family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Thorny Olive, Autumn Siverberry, Silverthorn, Thorny Elaeagnus
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Elaeagnus pungens   FAMILY: Elaeagnaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Elaeagnus pungens   FAMILY: Elaeagnaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Elaeagnus pungens 134-01-001   FAMILY: Elaeagnaceae

 

Look for it in forests and woodlands in suburban areas

Uncommon

Non-native: Japan

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Autumn Olive, Spring Silverberry
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Elaeagnus umbellata var. parvifolia   FAMILY: Elaeagnaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Elaeagnus umbellata var. parvifolia   FAMILY: Elaeagnaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Elaeagnus umbellata 134-01-002   FAMILY: Elaeagnaceae

 

Look for it in forests and woodlands

Common

Non-native: China/Japan

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Russian Olive, Oleaster
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Elaeagnus angustifolia   FAMILY: Elaeagnaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Elaeagnus angustifolia   FAMILY: Elaeagnaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Uncommon

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Cherry Elaeagnus, Cherry Silverberry
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Elaeagnus multiflora   FAMILY: Elaeagnaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Elaeagnus multiflora   FAMILY: Elaeagnaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Rare

Non-native: Japan & China

 


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